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The Strategic PMO
Line of Sight (LOS)
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Time and Location:
Curie & Drew Conference Rooms
1710 SAIC Drive
McLean, VA 22102
Pre-registration is required. 1 PDU will be available for PMPs.
- 11:30 am: Networking begins
- 12:00 – 1:00 pm: Program
- Keynote Speaker: Jon Weinstein
None. This Session is free of charge. Pre-registrationis required.
About the Program:
The Strategic PMO
Building or maintaining a successful PMO can be a daunting endeavor. Between skeptical customers, increasingly complex projects, and austere budgets, PMO’s have struggled to gain acceptance and deliver value. With a growing inventory of projects, PMO’s require a new game plan – one that begins at the top and looks to add value down to the transaction level. Many organizations are implementing the “Strategic PMO” as a way to link governance, portfolios, projects, and customers. As the essential middle layer between on-the-ground projects and the executive suite, PMO’s have an imperative to deliver value to their customers. The strategic PMO is built around specific functions that add the greatest value across the organization. Jon will discuss one approach for building a new PMO or improving an existing one that delivers value right away.
About the Speaker:
Jon Weinstein, PMP is President of Line of Sight (www.line-of-sight.com), a firm specializing in project management, business process improvement, organizational change, and strategic planning. He has 20 years of practical experience in these areas, working with clients in all sectors. Jon has authored many articles, chapters, and two books: “Achieving Project Management Success in the Federal Government” (Management Concepts: 2010) and the forthcoming “Practical Guide to Managing Public Sector Change” (Management Concepts: 2012). Jon has spoken on various topics across the US and Europe.